Stokesosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah and Colorado.

Quick facts about Stokesosaurus:

  • Existed from 157.3 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Stokesosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. C. Marsh. 1881. Discovery of a fossil bird in the Jurassic of Wyoming. American Journal of Science 31:341-342
  • J. A. Jensen and J. H. Ostrom. 1977. A second Jurassic pterosaur from North America. Journal of Paleontology 51(4):867-870
  • W. L. Stokes. 1945. A new quarry for Jurassic dinosaurs. Science 101(2614):115-117